PhD-Researcher (m/f/d) Job at Technische Universität Braunschweig – in Braunschweig

Institute of Automotive Manage-

ment and Industrial Production

PhD-Researcher Position (m/f/d) EG 13 TV-L, 100%, 3 years

Optimization of flight networks for hydrogen usage

The institute

For more than 20 years, the AIP has proven research competence in the design,

planning, and control of industrial production and logistics systems. Our guiding principle

is technology and decision-oriented business administration. In interdisciplinary teams,

we develop decision support models for challenging questions. To strengthen our team,

we are looking for a PhD-Researcher (m/f/d) as soon as possible, the duration is

initially limited to three years. The successful applicant will work in the Junior Research

Group “Overall System Evaluation” with Dr. Imke Joormann.

Your task

The decarbonization of aviation requires the development of new types of aircraft

engines. For short- and medium-haul flights, research is currently focusing on hydrogen-

powered aircraft, whose widespread use will lead to a considerable demand for

hydrogen at airports. As part of the project HyNeat, an interdisciplinary team from

hydrogen and energy systems engineering, economics and business administration, and

mathematics will explore hydrogen supply networks‘ evolution. Your task is to develop For further inquiries, you can contact

and implement a suitable optimization model of the flight network and improve Dr. Imke Joormann

corresponding MILP solution techniques.

Technische Universität Braunschweig

Requirements Institut für Automobilwirtschaft und Industrielle Produktion

  • Completed scientific higher education (master, university diploma) in Mathematics Lehrstuhl für Produktion und LogistikMühlenpfordtstr. 23

(or a closely related field) 38106 Braunschweig

  • Solid knowledge in the area of Discrete Optimization [email protected]
  • Programming skills in C/C++ and/or Python
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Interest in working on topics with a real-world application, in cooperation with

partners from engineering and economics

  • Experience with Scip/Gurobi/Cplex would be desirable Internet presence



Applications should be sent by e-mail to [email protected] and must con-

tain the following documents: Motivation letter, curriculum vitae, copies of bachelor and

master diploma and transcript of grades, copy of master thesis, contact information for at

least two references. All documents should be in PDF format, preferably in a single file.

For full consideration, please apply before February 13, 2022.

The average weekly working time is 39.8 hours. The payment is made according to task

assignment and fulfillment of personal requirements to salary group 13 TV-L. In principal, the

position is part-time suitable, but should be 100% occupied. At TU Braunschweig, we aim to

increase the share of women in academic positions and therefore particularly welcome

applications from women. Handicapped applicants will be preferred if equally qualified; a proof

must be enclosed. Applications from international scientists are welcome. International applicants

may have to successfully complete a visa process before hiring can take place. For the purpose of

carrying out the application process, personal data will be stored. Application costs cannot be


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